Diana represents clients in international dispute resolution before the International Court of Justice and arbitration panels administered under the ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC Arbitration Rules and other institutions. Diana has represented several European, Asian and Latin American States in investment treaty arbitrations involving a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, mining, financial services, healthcare, and waste management. Diana also represents States in disputes involving sovereignty claims and maritime and land boundary delimitations.
Diana advises sovereign clients on a wide range of public international law issues, including privatization of State-owned assets; disputes over cultural property; and sanctions. She has also designed and implemented capacity trainings for sovereign States and agencies.
Diana has received recognition in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration, which has noted “widespread international praise for her impressive work handling both complex investment and commercial arbitration proceedings.”
Diana serves on the TIAC 45 Steering Committee at the Tashkent International Arbitration Centre (TIAC) and is on the reserve panel of arbitrators of TIAC. She also serves as a co-chair of the American Bar Association International Law Section Eurasia Committee, and previously served as a co-chair of the Dispute Resolution Interest Group of the American Society of International Law.
Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Diana worked at a major international law firm in Paris, France, where she represented multinational corporations in M&A transactions, advised on and drafted stock and/or asset sales and purchase agreements, and provided general business law advice under French, E.U. and U.S. laws. Diana also served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Judith M. Barzilay at the U.S. Court of International Trade in New York.